Super-techy, super-powerful: can the Lightning Strike hit its target market?
New battery bike will have Ohlins suspension.
New electric superbike will have claimed 240-km range, 240 km/h top speed.
Are battery bikes back? If Lightning achieves its goal next week, it’ll bring electric motorcycles back into the forefront.
Albertan company will also be taking Brammo machine on the road for test rides.
Company claims their new machine will be most powerful production bike available.
Shot of VIN sticker seems to indicate bike meets Canadian standards.
Anyone who’s ever had an independent dog for a pet, one that’s big and likes to play but occasionally decides to ignore you and do its own thing to the furniture, will probably have a pretty good idea of what it’s like to live with a Buell X1 Lightning.
On first glance, this thing looks like the kind of bike the Power Rangers would ride, or maybe some land based contraption in a weird ’50s sci-fi movie that’s capable of sprouting its hidden solid fuel boosters and blasting off into space.